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University of Missouri-St. Louis considers cutting programs

Published Apr. 26 2018

BELLERIVE (AP) — The University of Missouri-St. Louis is considering eliminating some degree programs amid financial trouble.

Parent complains after district hires evangelist

Published Apr. 26 2018

BOLIVAR (AP) — A southwest Missouri public school district won’t invite an evangelist back as a motivational speaker after complaints...

Missouri House moves to legalize medical marijuana

Published Apr. 26 2018

JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — The Missouri House has given initial approval to a bill that would legalize medical marijuana for...

Area man sentenced for stealing MoDOT fuel

Published Apr. 26 2018

A former Missouri Department of Transportation employee has been placed on five years of supervised probation for pleading guilty to...

Probation granted in break-in case

Published Apr. 26 2018

An Independence man charged after being caught in Jefferson City in February in possession of several items taken in break-ins...

JC woman sentenced in DWI offenses

Published Apr. 26 2018

A Jefferson City woman has pleaded guilty to numerous charges in connection with being pulled over twice in less than...

Gun theft nets probation time

Published Apr. 26 2018

A Jefferson City man has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the theft of three guns in December 2016.

JC man gets 12 years for assault

Published Apr. 26 2018

A Jefferson City man was sentenced to 12 years in prison for pleading guilty to a charge in a November...

NAACP challenges bills limiting protests

Published Apr. 26 2018

Missouri’s NAACP said Wednesday it’s launching a new statewide effort “to ensure that individuals in Missouri have the ability to...

Community-law enforcement forum on tap at LU

Published Apr. 26 2018

Lincoln University will hold a forum and town hall event Saturday to build connections between local law enforcement and the...

Department of Economic Development plans internal review

Published Apr. 26 2018

The Missouri Department of Economic Development announced a plan Wednesday to review its practices so it can become the top...

Bridge work closing US 63 lane near Columbia

Published Apr. 26 2018

Traffic on southbound U.S. 63 over Bonne Femme Creek south of Discovery Parkway near Columbia will be reduced to one...

City sells out of rain barrels in first-time program

Published Apr. 26 2018

After implementing its first rain barrel program this spring, Jefferson City sold out of barrels this month.

NAACP challenges bills limiting protests

Published Apr. 26 2018

Missouri's NAACP said Wednesday it's launching a new statewide effort "to ensure that individuals in Missouri have the ability to...

Bills threaten working families, teachers say

Published Apr. 26 2018

Missouri teachers said Wednesday two bills aimed at weakening unions would further harm the state's students.

101 new citizens take oath in Jefferson City

Published Apr. 26 2018

People from 40 countries entered an auditorium-turned-federal court Wednesday afternoon in Jefferson City, but they all left as citizens of...

Greitens to speak at officer association's prayer breakfast

Published Apr. 25 2018

Despite facing two felony charges and growing pressure to resign, Missouri Republican Gov. Eric Greitens will be the keynote speaker...

St. Louis teenager charged with local robbery

Published Apr. 25 2018

A St. Louis teenager has been charged in connection with a Monday night robbery in Jefferson City.Leland Paris, 17, is...

New Bloomfield petition meets challenges

Published Apr. 25 2018

New Bloomfield residents no longer have the 100 valid petition signatures required to trigger a state audit of city finances.

City sells out of rain barrels in first-time program

Published Apr. 25 2018

After implementing its first rain barrel program this spring, Jefferson City sold out of barrels this month.

House committee continues work in silence

Published Apr. 25 2018

State Rep. Jay Barnes told reporters Tuesday the House Special Investigative Committee on Oversight still is working on another report...

California mural location may delay quick start

Published Apr. 25 2018

The first mural in the hoped-for set of 10, supported by the California Progress Inc. organization, is ready in concept.

Cole County to unload Eugene water system

Published Apr. 25 2018

For more than 20 years, Cole County has been trying to find a buyer for the water system in Eugene.That...